cdist-type__process - Start or stop process
This cdist type allows you to define the state of a process.
16.121.3. OPTIONAL PARAMETERS¶
- Either "present" or "absent", defaults to "present"
Process name to match on when using pgrep -f -x.
This is useful, if the name starts with a "/", because the leading slash is stripped away from the object id by cdist.
- Executable to use for stopping the process.
- Executable to use for starting the process.
- The process was started.
- The process was stopped.
# Start if not running __process /usr/sbin/syslog-ng --state present # Start if not running with a different binary __process /usr/sbin/nginx --state present --start "/etc/rc.d/nginx start" # Stop the process using kill (the type default) - DO NOT USE THIS __process /usr/sbin/sshd --state absent # Stop the process using /etc/rc.d/sshd stop - THIS ONE NOT AS WELL __process /usr/sbin/sshd --state absent --stop "/etc/rc.d/sshd stop" # Ensure cups is running, which runs with -C ...: __process cups --start "/etc/rc.d/cups start" --state present \ --name "/usr/sbin/cupsd -C /etc/cups/cupsd.conf" # Ensure rpc.statd is running (which usually runs with -L) using a regexp __process rpcstatd --state present --start "/etc/init.d/statd start" \ --name "rpc.statd.*"
16.121.6. SEE ALSO¶
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